Lupicínio Rodrigues

Lupicínio Rodrigues (Porto Alegre, September 16, 1914 – Porto Alegre, August 27, 1974) was a Brazilian singer and composer from Rio Grande do Sul. He was a prominent exponent of the samba-canção genre. He dubbed his own style, dor-de-cotovelo (literally "elbow pain"), inspired by his experiences with heartbreak. His compositions have been performed and recorded by many musicians, including Jamelão, who recorded two albums exclusively devoted to his compositions. Rodrigues is also famous for having written the anthem of Grêmio.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 16, 1914 (Porto Alegre), Died August 27, 1974 (Porto Alegre)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1936 - 1955

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor 80187 10-in. 8/3/1936 Pergunta a meus tamancos Alcides Gonçalves Male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor 80188 10-in. 8/3/1936 Triste história Alcides Gonçalves Male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BAVE-80844 10-in. 7/19/1938 Se acaso você chegasse Ciro Monteiro Male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor MBS-095107 10-in. before 5/24/1955 Venganza María Victoria ; Orquesta Juan García Esquivel Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Rodrigues, Lupicínio," accessed July 19, 2024,

Rodrigues, Lupicínio. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 19, 2024, from

"Rodrigues, Lupicínio." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 19 July 2024.

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